Bridging the COVID-19 recession: The don patinkin lecture

Martin Eichenbaum*

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Policymakers in the COVID-19 era face two critical challenges. First, they must design policies that improve the tradeoff between economic activity and health outcomes. Second, they must design policies to reduce the long-run damage that a COVID-19 induced recession inflicts on the economy. This paper briefly discusses appropriate responses to those challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-90
Number of pages10
JournalIsrael Economic Review
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)


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